Nail Technology

Get ready to dive into the world of Nail Technology! This program is your golden ticket to mastering essential skills, earning a license through the State of Delaware, and gaining proficiency for entry-level positions in nail technology and related careers. You’ll get hands-on experience in manicuring, pedicuring, and nail enhancements like nail tips, sculptured nails, and nail wraps. But that’s not all!

You’ll also learn how to apply polish perfectly, create stunning nail art designs, and manage a salon efficiently while ensuring sanitation and safety. Plus, you’ll develop top-notch customer service skills and professionalism.

And let’s not forget about understanding those crucial professional labor laws and regulations. Your journey towards becoming a skilled Nail Technician starts here!

About The Nail Technology Program

What You’ll Learn

You will be trained in manicures and pedicures, sculpture nails and extensions, extensive nail art designs, theory, sanitation, bacteriology, diseases, and disorders. Throughout the program, you will learn a wide array of essential techniques and practices in nail technology and develop proficiency in all aspects of nail services. Completing this nail technology program will prepare you to pursue a successful career as a professional nail technologist.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Should I Know Before Enrolling?

This is career that allows an individual to become their own boss. If interested in joining the Cosmetology Industry, this field requires standing long hours and dedicating time to build a clientele. However, if an applicant owes child support, have a felony or default a student loan it can prohibit licensure.

How Long Is The Course?

The course is 350 hours

When Will The School Open?

It will be opening in Fall 2024

What’s The Admission Policy?

Alternatives Beauty School accepts applications from a diverse population. Diversity enhances and enriches the educational experience of the students. Upon visiting Alternatives Beauty School, the admission staff will be available to answer questions and provide a tour of the facility, or you can schedule an appointment.  The admissions procedure is uniform in all programs. New classes begin monthly. New students are required to attend a one-day orientation.  Admissions are an ongoing process.

When Do I Graduate?

Students must complete all phases of study, required exams, practical projects, and clinic assignments for the course. Students must also pass with a grade average of 75% and/or higher. All debts owed to the Alternatives Beauty School must be paid in full or payment plan arranged before graduating. Successful students are invited to participate in a formal commencement exercise where a Certificate of Completion upon satisfactory will be issued. An official transcript will be issued once all financial obligations are met.

How Do I Get My Delaware State License?

License Title: Nail Technician Required School hours: 300 General: All Applicants must be 16 years of age or older and completed at least 10th grade. A criminal history may be a bar to licensure. Please review Section 18 to see if this applies. Delaware License law: Licensing Examination Information: Theory and Practical examination required. The Delaware Licensing Examination is conducted through Prometric. For additional information on the Delaware examination visit The DE exam and temporary permit applications are available online through Prometric at: Prometric/SMT Candidate Management System Licensing Testing Fees: Visit the Prometric site to find a listing of current fees.

Occupational Information Regarding this Career

Occupational information about this career is available online at O*net online Nail Technician SOC Code: 39-5092 Disclosure: Actual graduate salaries may be lower than those shown by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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